Dispute resolution at the London 2012 Olympic Games, part 2
CAS OG 12/02 Ward v IOC, AIBA and ANOC: Contractual interpretation
The second decision rendered by CAS ad hoc at London 2012 involved the dismissal of a request by an Irish boxer, Joe Ward, who challenged his non-qualification for the 2012 Games. Ward was highly rated and seen as a genuine medal hope for the Irish team, which did extremely well at the 2012 Games.
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Jack Anderson is Special Counsel (Integrity Regulation) at Racing Victoria. Formerly Professor and Director of Sports Law Studies at the University of Melbourne, he has published extensively on sports law, most recently with D Thorpe, A Buti, P Jonson & J Anderson, Sports Law (4th ed, OUP, 2022).
He is a member of World Athletics’ Disciplinary Tribunal, the integrity unit of the International Hockey Federation, and the International Tennis Federation’s Ethics Commission. Jack is an arbitrator on Football Australia’s National Dispute Resolution Chamber, the National Sports Tribunal of Australia and Sport Resolutions UK.